The Mashup

August 18, 2009 - 4:38 am
For the last 41 years, American homes have been transfixed by what has become an American institution, 60 Â Minutes on CBS. The television news-magazine has covered everyone and everything making global headlines, from Richard Nixon to the latest scientific breakthroughs to current president Barack...
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August 15, 2009 - 2:01 pm
Exactly one year ago today, Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay were making history in Beijing at the 2008 Olympics . Today, the two track stars find themselves in Berlin at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics '€“ this time, reliving history. Both men cruised into the semifinals of the world...
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Mike Petraglia
August 15, 2009 - 3:11 am
 By DAN ROWINSKI CHESTNUT HILL -- Life is getting interesting for the football mavens over on Chestnut Hill. A new regime has begun as Frank Spaziani takes the reins of the Boston College squad after the Jeff Jagodzinski dismissal and the team looks forward to another campaign. Yet, nothing is...
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Mike Petraglia
August 15, 2009 - 2:58 am
Five things we learned on the first day of the Frank Spaziani Era at Boston College : SPAZIANI IS A MASTER MOTIVATOR Just listening to him talk at Boston College'€™s media day on Friday will convince anyone of that. Now, he'€™ll need every bit of his inspirational skills to keep BC in the mix...
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DJ Bean
August 14, 2009 - 7:08 am
Music has a way of finding its way into sports. Whether it's the techno that's played following a goal in the NHL , the chorus of "ole, ole, ole, ole"Â sung by passionate soccer (or Canadiens) fans, or the crazy guy with the kazoo at Fenway, sport and song go hand-in-hand. The song for today? I'm...
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August 13, 2009 - 10:10 am
The scene at Cambridge's St. Peter's Field this past Monday could have very easily been confused for that of Ray Kinsella's Iowa farm turned baseball Valhalla. As WEEI's Big Show listeners have heard on many a "Last Call," Boston Herald columnist and frequent guest Steve Buckley has been promoting...
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DJ Bean
August 13, 2009 - 6:57 am
Last night, a trio of star pitchers took major league mounds, all of whom bear significance around these parts. Pedro Martinez , Josh Beckett , and Felix Hernandez all looked damn good in the process on a sports night that evoked reminiscing, a shade more faith for this season, and intrigue for...
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August 12, 2009 - 8:03 am
Good Morning New England! After a frustrating weekend in the Bronx, something needed to liven up the 2009 Boston Red Sox . Last night at Fenway Park , the team might've found their source for reinvigoration. Last night became fight night at Fenway Park as Kevin Youkilis and Rick Porcello mixing...
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August 11, 2009 - 9:03 am
Another franchise player, another preseason injury. Haven't we seen this before? Steve Smith, Carolina Panthers wide receiver, left Monday's practice with a right shoulder injury . Initial reports from Smith's agent Derrick Fox indicated he will be out a minimum of two weeks but we all know how...
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August 10, 2009 - 7:04 am
Let's try to forget this past weekend's demise of the Red Sox and move on to a bit of a lighter subject -- Twitter. By now most people are aware of the social networking phenomenon that allows people to inform others about every detail of their lives through status updates. Athletes in particular...
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